ESS Lab Peer-Reviewed Publications

Recent publications in peer-reviewed journals, by members of the ESS lab.

Publications by members of the ESS Lab


Monoson, A., Schott, E., Ard, K., Kilburg-Basnyat, B., Tighe, R.M., Pannu, S., Gowdy, K.M. (2023). Air pollution and respiratory infections: the past, present, and future. Toxicological Sciences, 2, 1–12.

Bahrou, A., Bessette, D.L., and J.S. Brooks. in review. What drives support for large-scale green infrastructure in an urban environment? Sustainable Water in the Built Environment.

Zavaletta Cheek, J., Eklund, J., Merten, N., Brooks, J.S., and Miller, D. in press. A guide to conservation impact evaluation in non-experimental settings. Conservation Biology.

Yovovich, V., N. Robinson, H. Robinson, M. J. Manfredo, S. Perry, J. T. Bruskotter, J. A. Vucetich, L. A. Solórzano, L. A. Roe, A. Lesure, J. Robertson, T. Bulter, & Elbroch, L. M. (2023). Determining puma habitat suitability in the Eastern USA. Biodiversity and Conservation.

Rizzolo, J.B., Delie, J., Carlson, S.C., & Dietsch, A.M. (2023). Gender differences in wildlife-dependent recreation on public lands. Frontiers in Conservation Science.

Hollander, A.D., K.S. Armstrong, M.R. Dimock, C.W. Hoy, P.R. Huber, D. Jackson-Smith, J.F. Quinn, C.R. Riggle, and T.P. Tomich. (forthcoming) Workflows for knowledge co-production – meat and dairy processing in Ohio and Northern California. Sustainability.

Arrueta, L., M. Kalcik, and D. Jackson-Smith. Simulating the effects of behavioral and physical heterogeneity on non-point source pollution. (forthcoming) Journal of American Water Resources Association.

Jackson-Smith, D. and H. Veisi. (2023). A Typology to Guide Design and Assessment of Participatory Agricultural Research Projects. Socio-Ecological Practice Research.

Haeffner, M., D. Jackson-Smith, and M. Barnett. (2023). Categorizing relative water use perception bias using household surveys and monthly water bills. Journal of Environmental Management 334:117443.

Wardropper, C, Genskow, K, Lavoie, A., Franklin, D., Usher, E., Wilke, A., Arbuckle, J., Jackson-Smith, D., Prokopy, L., and Rissman, A. (2023). Comparing states’ Nutrient Reduction Strategies in the US Upper Mississippi River Basin. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation  78(1):70-81.

Junod*, A.N. and Jacquet, J.B. (2023). Insights for the Drop-off/Pick-up Method to Improve Data Collection, Society & Natural Resources, 36:1, 76-88.

Stough-Hunter, A., & Lekies, K. S. (in press). Effectively engaging first-generation rural students in higher education: New opportunities for sociology. Teaching Sociology.

Overby, T. A., Diekmann, F., & Lekies, K. S. (2023). Nature-based interventions for vulnerable youth: A scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 33, 15-53.

Hurst, K., Sintov, N.D., & Donnelly, G. (forthcoming). Increasing sustainable behavior through structured conversation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 86: 101948

Herziger, A., & Sintov, N.D. (2023). Give it a try! Electric vehicle test drives influence symbolism perceptions and adoption intent. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 85: 101907



Wodtke, G., K. Ard, C. Bullock, K. White, & B. Priem. (2022). Concentrated poverty, ambient air pollution, and child cognitive development. Science Advances, 8(48), eadd0285.

Alvarez, C., A. Calasanti, C. Evans, & K. Ard. (2022). Intersectional inequalities in industrial air toxics exposure in the United States. Health and Place, 77(July), 102886.

Chiles, R.M., K. Ard, S. Teixeira‑Poit, C. Flora, R. Williams, C. Grady (2022). Empowering students to confront environmental injustice: Dialogue, theory, empathy, and partnership. SN Social Sciences, 2(12), 1–19.

Ard, K. and K. Smiley. (2022). Examining the Relationship Between Racialized Poverty Segregation and Hazardous Industrial Facilities in the US Over Time. American Behavioral Scientist.

Ard, K., T. Williams, & P. Kelly (2022). The effect of public opinion on environmental policy in the face of the environmental countermovement. In Handbook of Anti-Environmentalism (pp. 133-152). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Olivier, T., & Berardo, R. (2022). Birds of a feather fight together: forum involvement in a weakly institutionalized ecology of policy games. Policy Studies Journal50(1), 176-198.

Fried, H., Hamilton, M., and Berardo, R. (2022). “Theorizing Multilevel Closure Structures Guiding Forum Participation.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.

Barnes, M., Jasny, L., Bauman, A., Ben, J., Berardo, R., Bodin, O., Cinner, J., Feary, D., Guerrero, A., Januchowski-Hartley, F.,  Kuange, J., Lau, J., Wang, P., Zamborain-Mason, J. (2022). “‘Bunkering down’: how one community is tightening socialecological network structures in the face of global change.” People and Nature 4(4): 1032-1048.

Chen, C., T. Heikkila, C. M. Weible, J. Yordy, H. Yi, R. Berardo, J. Kagan. (2022). “Policy composition and adoption duration: Capturing conflict in the legislative process.” Policy Studies Journal 50(2): 407-431.

Fried, H., Berardo, R., and Hamilton, M. (2022). “Closing Integrative Gaps in Complex Governance systems.”Ecology & Society 27(1): 15.

Devkota, D., Miller, D.C., Wang, S.W., and Brooks, J.S. (2022). Biodiversity Conservation Funding in Bhutan: Thematic, Temporal, and Spatial Trends Over Four Decades. Conservation Science and Practice.

Ripple, W. J., Wolf, C., Phillips, M. K., Beschta, R. L., Vucetich, J. A., Kauffman, J. B., Law, B. E., Wirsing, A. J., Lambert, J. E., Leslie, E., Vynne, C., Dinerstein, E., Noss, R., Wuerthner, G., DellaSala, D. A., Bruskotter, J. T., Nelson, M. P., Crist, E., Darimont, C. & Ashe, D. M. (2022). Rewilding the American West. BioScience, 72(10), 931.

Carlson, S. C., Dietsch, A. M., Slagle, K. M., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2022). Effect of semantics in the study of tolerance for wolves. Conservation biology.

Slagle, K. M., Karns, G., Bruskotter, J. T., & Wilson, R. S. (2022). Human behavior and effective chronic wasting disease management. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 1-9.

Bruskotter, J. T., Vucetich, J. A., Gilbert, S. L., Carter, N. H., & George, K. A. (2022). Tragic trade‐offs accompany carnivore coexistence in the modern world. Conservation Letters15(2), e412841.

Teel, T. L., Bruyere, B., Dayer, A., Stoner, K. E., Bishop, C., Bruskotter, J., ... & Manfredo, M. J. (2022). Reenvisioning the university education needs of wildlife conservation professionals in the United States. Conservation Science and Practice4(2), e610.

Stanger, M. E., Slagle, K. M., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2022). Impact of Location on Predator Control Preference Patterns. Frontiers in Conservation Science, 34.

Slagle, K. M., Wilson, R. S., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2022). Tolerance for wolves in the United States. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

Shuman, J.K., J.K. Balch, R.T. Barnes, P.E. Higuera, C.I. Roos, D.W. Schwilk, E.N. Stavros, ... M. Hamilton ... and 79 other coauthors. (2022). “Reimagine fire science for the anthropocene.” PNAS Nexus. 1(3):pgac115. 

Hamilton, M., J. Salerno, A.P. Fischer. (2022). “Cognition of feedback loops in a fire-prone social-ecological system.” Global Environmental Change. 74: 102519.

Palsa, E., M. Bauer, C. Evers, M. Hamilton, M. Nielsen-Pincus. (2022). “Engagement in local and collaborative wildfire risk mitigation planning across the western U.S. - Evaluating participation and diversity in Community Wildfire Protection Plans.” PLoS ONE. 17(2): e0263757.

Hecht, M. & Nelson, T. (2022) Getting “really close”: Relational processes between youth, educators, and more-than-human beings as a unit of analysis. Environmental Education Research, 28(9), 1359 1372.

Hecht, M., King, M., & Williams, S. (2022). Co-creating a learning refugia by walking alone and together. Open rivers: Rethinking water, place, & community, No. 21.

Drage, E., Hecht, M., Taff, B. D., & Newman, P. (2022). Exploring stakeholder perspectives in protected areas and gateway communities: The case of aviation tourism growth in the Alaska Range. Tourism Recreation Research, 1–14.

Becot, F* ., Inwood, S.M., and A. Rissing**. (2022). "Childcare for farm families: A key strategy to keep children safe yet largely absent from farm programming.” Frontiers in Public Health.

Becot, F.* and S.M. Inwood. (2022). “Examining access to health insurance and health care along the life course to shed light on interactions between farm households' social needs, social policy, and the farm business.” Sociologia Ruralis. 62(3), 485-508.

Becot, F.* and S.M. Inwood. (2022). "Medical economic vulnerability: A next step in expanding the farm resilience scholarship." Agriculture and Human Values. 39, 1097–1116.

Henning-Smith, C., Alberth, A., Bjornestad, A., Becot, F., & Inwood, S. (2022). Farmer mental health in the US Midwest: key informant perspectives. Journal of agromedicine27(1), 15-24.

Eaton, W., M. Burnham, T. Robertson, J.G. Arbuckle, K.J. Brasier, M. Burbach, S. Church, G. Hart-Fredeluces, D, Jackson-Smith, G. Wildermuth, et al. (2022). Advancing the scholarship and practice of stakeholder engagement in working landscapes: A co-produced research agenda" Socio-Ecological Practice Research 4:283-304.

Spangler, K., E. Burchfield, C. Radel, D. Jackson-Smith, and R. Johnson. (2022). Crop diversification in Idaho’s Magic Valley: the present and the imaginary. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 42(99)

Brock*, C., J. Pempek, D. Jackson-Smith, L. de Costa, and G. Habing. (2022). Managing organic dairy herd health: Current roles and possible futures for veterinarians with organic clientele. Journal of Dairy Science 105(10):8328-8341.

Ulrich-Schad, J.D., S. Li, J. Arbuckle, E. Avemegah, K. Brasier, M. Burnham, A.K. Chaudhary, W. Eaton, W. Gu, T. Haigh, D. Jackson-Smith, A. Metcalf, A. Pradhananga, L. Prokopy, M. Sanderson, E. Wade, and A. Wilke. (2022). An inventory and assessment of sample sources for survey research with agricultural producers in the U.S. Society and Natural Resources 35(7):804-812.

Veisi*, H., D. Jackson-Smith, and L. Arrueta*. (2022). Alignment of stakeholder and scientist understandings and expectations in a participatory modeling project. Environmental Science and Policy 134:57-66.

Epanchin-Niell, R. S., D. B. Jackson-Smith, R.S. Wilson, M. Ashenfarb, A. Dayer, V. Hillis, G.D. Iacona, E.M. Markowitz, S.T. Marquart-Pyatt, and T. Treakle (2022). Private land conservation decision-making: an integrative social science model. Journal of Environmental Management.

Arrueta, L., M. Kalcik, and D. Jackson-Smith. (2022). Simulating behavioral heterogeneity in watershed models: A systematic review of fertilizer use in SWAT studies. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation

Ba*, D.G., & Jacquet, J.B. (2022). Local content policies in West Africa's mining sector: Assessment and roadmap to success. The Extractive Industries and Society, 9 (March). 101030.

Hoy, M., R. Parajuli, S. Chizmar, O. Joshi, J. Gordon, S. Mehmood, J.E. Henderson, P. Khanal, O. Witthun, and L. Buntrock. (2022). Business outlook of private urban forestry in the Northeast-Midwest region of the United States. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry.

Parajuli, R., S. Chizmar, M. Hoy, O. Joshi, J. Gordon, S. Mehmood, J.E. Henderson, J. Poudel, O. Witthun, and L. Buntrock. (2022). Economic contribution analysis of urban forestry in the Northeastern and Midwest States of the United States in 2018. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. rights and content

Tian, N., J. Gan, S. Mehmood, and M. Pelkki. (2022). Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowners (NIPF) Willingness to Pay for Forest Certification in Arkansas. Small Scale Forestry.

Parajuli, R., Chizmar, S., Hoy, M., Joshi, O., Gordon, J., Mehmood, S., ... & Buntrock, L. (2022). Economic Contribution Analysis of Urban Forestry in Northeastern and Midwest States in 2018. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 127490.

Hurst, K.F., & Sintov, N.D. (2022). Trusting autonomous vehicles as moral agents improves related policy support. Frontiers in Psychology, 13: 976023

Sintov, N.D., & Hurst, K.F. (2022). Experimental support for a trust heuristic. Journal of Risk Research.

Hurst, K. F., & Sintov, N. D. (2022). Guilt consistently motivates pro-environmental outcomes while pride depends on context. Journal of Environmental Psychology80, 101776.

White, L. V., Carrel, A. L., Shi, W., & Sintov, N. D. (2022). Why are charging stations associated with electric vehicle adoption? Untangling effects in three United States metropolitan areas. Energy Research & Social Science89, 102663.

Beetstra, M., Wilson, R., & Toman, E. (2022). The influence of the seasons: how the agricultural calendar impacts farmer perceptions of cover crops. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems37(3), 187-197.

Rabung, E., & Toman, E. (2022). Soldiers in the garden: managing the US military training landscape. Landscape Research, 1-13.

Rapp, C. E., & Wilson, R. S. (2022). Factors that contribute to trustworthiness across levels of authority in wildland fire incident management teams. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction73, 102877.

Beetstra, M. A., Wilson, R. S., & Doidge, M. (2022). Conservation behavior over time: Examining a Midwestern farmer sample. Land Use Policy115, 106002.

Webster, D. G., Aytur, S. A., Axelrod, M., Wilson, R. S., Hamm, J. A., Sayed, L., ... & Young, O. (2022). Learning from the Past: Pandemics and the Governance Treadmill. Sustainability14(6), 3683.

Walpole, H. D., & Wilson, R. S. (2022). Why Do We Conserve?: Identifying Mechanisms in Agricultural Conservation Practice Adoption Decisions. Society & Natural Resources, 1-13.

Walpole, H. D., & Wilson, R. S. (2022). Both analysis and feelings? The influence of risk beliefs on holistic risk judgments through dual systems using the ESSA model. Journal of Risk Research25(1), 1-20.

Fischer, A. P., Ma, Z., Wilson, R. S., & Keskitalo, E. C. H. (2022). Managing Land for Risk: Climate Decision-Making in the Context of Forests, Farms, and Rangelands. Frontiers in Climate4

Wilson, R. S. (2022). Adaptation is context specific. Nature Climate Change12(1), 8-9.



Dietsch, A.M., Jazi, E., Floyd, M. F., Ross-Winslow, D., Sexton, N. R. (2021). Trauma and transgression in nature-based leisure. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 3.

Dietsch, A.M, Wald, D.M., Stern, M.J., Tully, B. (2021). An understanding of trust, identity, and power can enhance equitable and resilient conservation partnerships and processes. Conservation Science and Practice, 3(6), e421

Ghoddousi, A., Buchholtz, E.K., Dietsch, A.M., Williamson, M.A., Sharma, S., Balkenhol, N., Kuemmerle, T., & Dutta, T. (2021). Anthropogenic resistance: accounting for human behavior in wildlife connectivity planning. One Earth, 4(1), 39-48.

Sprunger, C., S. Culman, L. Deiss, C. Brock, and D. Jackson-Smith. 2021. Which management practices influence soil health in Midwest organic corn systems? Agronomy Journal 113:4201-4219.

Culman, S., C. Brock, D. Doohan, D. Jackson-Smith, C. Herms, V.N. Chaganti, M. Kleinhenz, C.D. Sprunger, and J. Spargo. 2021. Base cation saturation ratios vs. sufficiency level of nutrients: a false dichotomy in practice. Agronomy Journal

Brock, C., D. Jackson-Smith, S. Culman, C. Herms and D. Doohan. 2021. Organic corn production practices and profitability in the eastern Corn Belt. Sustainability 13: 8682.

Dillon, M.E., and D. Jackson-Smith 2021. Impact of the veterinary feed directive on Ohio cattle operations. PLOS ONE 16(8): e0255911.

Kast, J., M. Kalcic, R. Wilson, D. Jackson-Smith, and J. Martin. 2021. Evaluating the efficacy of targeting options for conservation practice adoption on watershed-scale phosphorus reductions. Water Research 201: 117373.

Jackson-Smith, D. and H. Veisi. 2021. Media Coverage of a Pandemic's Impacts on Farmers and Implications for Agricultural Resilience and Adaptation. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

Brock, C., J. Pempek, D. Jackson-Smith. L. da Costa, and G. Habing. 2021. Organic dairy producer experiences and decisions on disease prevention and treatment. Journal of Dairy Science.

Clark, J. K., Jablonski, B. B., Inwood, S., Irish, A., & Freedgood, J. (2021). A contemporary concept of the value (s)-added food and agriculture sector and rural development. Community Development52(2), 186-204.

Rissing, A., Inwood, S., & Stengel, E. (2021). The invisible labor and multidimensional impacts of negotiating childcare on farms. Agriculture and Human Values38(2), 431-447.

Jacquet, J. B., Haggerty, J. H., & Theodori, G. L. (Eds.). (2021). Energy Impacts: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of North American Energy Development. University Press of Colorado.

Jacquet, J. B., Pathak, R., Haggerty, J. H., Theodori, G. L., & Kroepsch, A. C. (2021). Research fatigue in unconventional oil and gas boomtowns: Perceptions, strategies and obstacles among social scientists collecting human subjects data. Energy Research & Social Science73, 101918.

Fergen, J. T., Jacquet, J. B., & Shukla, R. (2021). ‘Doomscrolling’in my backyard: Corrosive online communities and contested wind development in rural Ohio. Energy Research & Social Science80, 102224.

Ba, D. G., & Jacquet, J. B. (2021). Local content policies in West Africa's mining sector: Assessment and roadmap to success. The Extractive Industries and Society, 101030.

Taylor, S., Bills Walsh, K., Theodori, G. L., Jacquet, J., Kroepsch, A., & Haggerty, J. H. (2021). Addressing Research Fatigue in Energy Communities: New Tools to Prepare Researchers for Better Community Engagement. Society & Natural Resources34(3), 403-408.

Overbey, T. A., Diekmann, F., & Lekies, K. S. (2021). Nature-based interventions for vulnerable youth: a scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 1-40.

Beery, T. H., & Lekies, K. S. (2021). Nature’s services and contributions: The relational value of childhood nature experience and the importance of reciprocity. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution9, 251.

Hamilton, M., Fischer, A. P., & Jasny, L. (2021). Bridging collaboration gaps in fragmented environmental governance systems. Environmental Science & Policy124, 461-470.

Wade, J., Beetstra, M. A., Hamilton, M. L., Culman, S. W., & Margenot, A. J. (2021). Soil health conceptualization differs across key stakeholder groups in the Midwest. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation76(6), 527-533.

Jasny, L., Sayles, J., Hamilton, M., Gomez, L. R., Jacobs, D., Prell, C., ... & Barnes, M. L. (2021). Participant engagement in environmentally focused social network research. Social Networks66, 125-138.

Salerno, J., Romulo, C., Galvin, K. A., Brooks, J., MupetaMuyamwa, P., & Glew, L. (2021). Adaptation and evolution of institutions and governance in communitybased conservation. Conservation Science and Practice3(1), e355.

Ard, K., Fisher-Garibay, D., & Bonner, D. (2021). Particulate Matter Exposure across Latino Ethnicities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health18(10), 5186.

Ard, K., & Smiley, K. (2021). Examining the relationship between racialized poverty segregation and hazardous industrial facilities in the US over time. American Behavioral Scientist, 00027642211013417.

Batavia, C., Nelson, M. P., Bruskotter, J. T., Jones, M. S., Yanco, E., Ramp, D., ... & Wallach, A. D. (2021). Emotion as a source of moral understanding in conservation. Conservation Biology35(5), 1380-1387.

Manfredo, M. J., Berl, R. E., Teel, T. L., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2021). Bringing social values to wildlife conservation decisions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment19(6), 355-362.

Vucetich, J. A., Damania, R., Cushman, S. A., Macdonald, E. A., Burnham, D., Offer-Westort, T., ... & Macdonald, D. W. (2021). A Minimally Nonanthropocentric Economics: What Is It, Is It Necessary, and Can It Avert the Biodiversity Crisis?. BioScience71(8), 861-873.

Vayer, V. R., Larson, L. R., Peterson, M. N., Lee, K. J., Von Furstenberg, R., Choi, D. Y., ... & Woosnam, K. M. (2021). Diverse University Students Across the United States Reveal Promising Pathways to Hunter Recruitment and Retention. The Journal of Wildlife Management85(5), 1017-1030.

Metcalf, J. D., Karns, G. R., Gade, M. R., Gould, P. R., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2021). Agency mission statements provide insight into the purpose and practice of conservation. Human Dimensions of Wildlife26(3), 262-274.

Vucetich, J. A., Bruskotter, J. T., van Eeden, L. M., & Macdonald, E. A. (2021). How scholars prioritize the competing values of conservation and sustainability. Biological Conservation257, 109126.

Vucetich, J. A., Macdonald, E. A., Burnham, D., Bruskotter, J. T., Johnson, D. D., & Macdonald, D. W. (2021). Finding Purpose in the Conservation of Biodiversity by the Commingling of Science and Ethics. Animals11(3), 837.

Vucetich, J. A., Bruskotter, J. T., & Macdonald, D. W. (2021). Can Deliberative Democracy Favor a Flourishing Relationship Between Humans and Carnivores?. Frontiers in Conservation Science, 59.

Rapp, C. E., Wilson, R. S., Toman, E. L., & Jolly, W. M. (2021). Assessing the role of short-term weather forecasts in fire manager tactical decision-making: a choice experiment. Fire Ecology17(1), 1-17.

Beetstra, M., Slagle, K., & Toman, E. (2021). Recognizing dynamic agricultural identities in changing rural landscapes and their impact on conservation practices. Landscape and Urban Planning207, 103999.

Toman, E. L., Curtis, A. L., & Shindler, B. (2021). What’s Trust Got to do With it. Lessons From Cross-Sectoral Research on Natural Resource Management in Australia and the US. Front. Commun. 5: 527945.

Téllez, C., Walpole, H., & Wilson, R. S. (2021). Overcoming barriers to program participation for interested farmers. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation76(6), 558-567.

Walpole, H. D., & Wilson, R. S. (2021). A yardstick for danger: developing a flexible and sensitive measure of risk perception. Risk analysis41(11), 2031-2045.

Brooker, M. R., D’Ambrosio, J., Jones, M. M., Kalcic, M., King, K. W., LaBarge, G., ... & Martin, J. F. (2021). A Public-Private Partnership to Locate Fields for Implementation and Monitoring of Best Management Practices to Treat Legacy Phosphorus. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 5: 742817.

Wilson, R. S., & Walpole, H. (2021). Identifying Who Engages in Sustainable Adaptation in Large-Scale Commodity Agriculture.

Schwab, E. R., Kalcic, M. M., & Wilson, R. S. (2021). Assessing the Accuracy of Farmers’ Nutrient Loss Risk Perceptions. Environmental Management68(4), 539-552.

Schwab, E. R., Wilson, R. S., & Kalcic, M. M. (2021). Exploring the mechanisms behind farmers’ perceptions of nutrient loss risk. Agriculture and Human Values38(3), 839-850.

Bessette, D. L., Wilson, R. S., & Arvai, J. L. (2021). Do people disagree with themselves? Exploring the internal consistency of complex, unfamiliar, and risky decisions. Journal of Risk Research24(5), 593-605.

Walpole, H. D., & Wilson, R. S. (2021). Extending a broadly applicable measure of risk perception: the case for susceptibility. Journal of Risk Research24(2), 135-147.


Dietsch, A.M., Wallen, K.E., Clayton, S., Kretser, H.E., Kyle, G.T., Ma, Z., and Vercammen, A. (2020) Introduction: new directions in conservation psychology at a critical time. Conservation Biology, 34(6), 1335-1338.

Dayer, A.A., Barnes, J.C., Dietsch, A.M., Keating, J.M., & Naves, L. (2020). Advancing scientific knowledge and conservation of birds through inclusion of social science. The Condor: Ornithological Applications122, 1-6.

Manfredo, M., Teel, T., Don Carlos, A., Sullivan, L., Bright, A., Dietsch, A., Bruskotter, J., Fulton, D. (2020). The changing socio-cultural context of wildlife conservation. Conservation Biology, 34(6), 1549-1559.

Wagner, B.K., Cramer, M.C., Fowler, H.N., Varnell, H.L., Dietsch, A.M., Proudfoot, K.L., Shearer, J., Correa., M., and Pairis-Garcia, M.D. (2020). Determination of dairy cattle euthanasia criteria and analysis of barriers to humane euthanasia in the United States: Dairy producer surveys and focus groups. Animals10(5), 770.

Wagner, B.K., Cramer, M.C., Fowler, H.N., Varnell, H.L., Dietsch, A.M., Proudfoot, K.L., Shearer, J., Correa., M., and Pairis-Garcia, M.D. (2020). Determination of dairy cattle euthanasia criteria and analysis of barriers to humane euthanasia in the United States: The veterinarian perspective. Animals, 10(5), 1051.

Carlson, S., Dietsch, A.M., Slagle, K.M., Bruskotter, J.T. (2020). The VIPs of wolf conservation: How values, identity, and place shape attitudes toward wolves in the United States. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Conservation Section).

Manfredo, M.J., Urquiza-Haas, E., Don Carlos, A.W., Bruskotter, J.,Dietsch, A.M. (2020). How anthropomorphism has changed the social context of modern wildlife conservation. Biological Conservation, 241, 108297.

Brock, C., D. Jackson-Smith, S. Culman, D. Doohan, and C. Herms. 2020. Organic farmer and consultant conceptions of and experiences with soil balancing. Agriculture and Human Values.

Brock, C., D. Jackson-Smith, S. Kumurappan, and S. Culman. 2020. The prevalence and practice of soil balancing among organic corn farmers. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems.


Barnett, M., Jackson-Smith, D., J. Endter-Wada, and M. Haeffner. 2020. A multilevel analysis of the drivers of household water consumption in a semi-arid region. Science of the Total Environment 712:136489.

Jepsen, S. D., Pfeifer, L., Garcia, L. G., Plakias, Z., Inwood, S., Rumble, J. N., ... & Custer, S. G. (2020). Lean on your land grant: one university’s approach to address the food supply chain workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of agromedicine25(4), 417-422.

Inwood, S., & Stengel, E. (2020). Working households: Challenges in balancing young children and the farm enterprise. Community Development51(5), 499-517.

Becot, F. A., & Inwood, S. M. (2020). The case for integrating household social needs and social policy into the international family farm research agenda. Journal of Rural Studies77, 185-198.

Becot, F., Inwood, S., Bendixsen, C., & Henning-Smith, C. (2020). Health care and health insurance access for farm families in the United States during COVID-19: essential workers without essential resources?. Journal of agromedicine25(4), 374-377.

Haggerty, J. H., Jacquet, J., Taylor, S., Theodori, G., & Walsh, K. B. (2020). Engaging in Energy Communities: The role of the researcher (pp. 1-16). Montana State University.

Walsh, K. B., Haggerty, J. H., Jacquet, J. B., Theodori, G. L., & Kroepsch, A. (2020). Uneven impacts and uncoordinated studies: A systematic review of research on unconventional oil and gas development in the United States. Energy Research & Social Science66, 101465.

Stough-Hunter, A., & Lekies, K. S. (2020). Where to Live and Work? Examining the Influence Of job and Community Characteristics On Post-graduation Plans among Physician Assistant Students. Journal of Rural and Community Development15(1).

Hougham, J., Lekies, K., Bohrerova, Z., Wood, C., Jaeger, K., Schroeder, B., ... & Power, R. (2020). Youth water education: Programs and potential in the American Midwest. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation75(5), 117A-122A.

Lekies, K. S., & Moore, R. H. (2020). Promoting transdisciplinary learning through a summer course on climate, water, and agriculture. Natural Sciences Education49(1), e20023.

Hamilton, M., & Salerno, J. (2020). Cognitive maps reveal diverse perceptions of how prescribed fire affects forests and communities. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change3, 75.

Berardo, R., Fischer, M., & Hamilton, M. (2020). Collaborative governance and the challenges of network-based research. The American review of public administration50(8), 898-913.

Hamilton, M., Hileman, J., & Bodin, Ö. (2020). Evaluating heterogeneous brokerage: New conceptual and methodological approaches and their application to multi-level environmental governance networks. Social Networks61, 1-10.

Wilson, R. S., Herziger, A., Hamilton, M., & Brooks, J. S. (2020). From incremental to transformative adaptation in individual responses to climate-exacerbated hazards. Nature Climate Change10(3), 200-208.

Wang, S., Lee, W., Brooks, J., & Dorji, C. (2020). Awareness of the Convention on Biological Diversity and provisions regarding access and benefit sharing among multiple stakeholder groups in Bhutan. Oryx, 54(5), 735-742. doi:10.1017/S0030605318000819

Herziger, A., Claborn, K. A., & Brooks, J. S. (2020). Is there hope for the double dividend? How social context can shape synergies and tradeoffs between sustainable consumption and well-being. Ecological Economics176(C). 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106736 

Weible, C. M., Yordy, J., Heikkila, T., Yi, H., Berardo, R., Kagan, J., & Chen, C. (2020). Portraying the Structure and Evolution of Polycentricity via Policymaking Venues. International Journal of the Commons, 14(1), 680–691. DOI:

Holm, F., & Berardo, R. (2020). Coalitional architecture of climate change litigation networks in the United States. Review of Policy Research37(6), 797-822.

Wei, C. A., Deaton, M. L., Shume, T. J., Berardo, R., & Burnside, W. R. (2020). A framework for teaching socio-environmental problem-solving. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences10(4), 467-477.

Berardo, R., Holm, F., Heikkila, T., Weible, C. M., Yi, H., Kagan, J., ... & Yordy, J. (2020). Hydraulic fracturing and political conflict: News media coverage of topics and themes across nine states. Energy Research & Social Science70, 101660.

Lubell, M., Mewhirter, J., & Berardo, R. (2020). The origins of conflict in polycentric governance systems. Public Administration Review80(2), 222-233.

Ard, K., & Dowiatt, M. (2020). Environmental justice. Handbook of US Environmental Policy, 420-433.

Manfredo, M. J., Teel, T. L., Berl, R. E., Bruskotter, J. T., & Kitayama, S. (2021). Social value shift in favour of biodiversity conservation in the United States. Nature Sustainability4(4), 323-330.

van Eeden, L. M., Slagle, K., Newsome, T. M., Crowther, M. S., Dickman, C. R., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2020). Exploring nationality and social identity to explain attitudes toward conservation actions in the United States and Australia. Conservation Biology34(5), 1165-1175.

Peterson, M. N., Bruskotter, J. T., & Rodriguez, S. L. (2020). Conservation hospice: A better metaphor for the conservation and care of terminal species. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution8, 143.

Nieman, C. L., Bruskotter, J. T., Braig IV, E. C., & Gray, S. M. (2020). You can’t just use gold: Elevated turbidity alters successful lure color for recreational Walleye fishing. Journal of Great Lakes Research46(3), 589-596.

Batavia, C., Bruskotter, J. T., & Nelson, M. P. (2020). Pathways from environmental ethics to pro-environmental behaviours? Insights from psychology. Environmental Values29(3), 317-337.

Batavia, C., Bruskotter, J. T., Jones, J. A., & Nelson, M. P. (2020). Exploring the ins and outs of biodiversity in the moral community. Biological Conservation245, 108580.

van Eeden, L. M., Newsome, T. M., Crowther, M. S., Dickman, C. R., & Bruskotter, J. (2020). Diverse public perceptions of species' status and management align with conflicting conservation frameworks. Biological Conservation242, 108416.

Vucetich, J. A., Nelson, M. P., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2020). What drives declining support for long-term ecological research?. BioScience70(2), 168-173.

Offer-Westort, T., Feltz, A., Bruskotter, J. T., & Vucetich, J. A. (2020). What is an endangered species?: judgments about acceptable risk. Environmental Research Letters15(1), 014010.

Walpole, E. H., Toman, E., Stidham, M., & Wilson, R. (2020). The science and practice of ecological restoration: a mental models analysis of restoration practitioners. Environment Systems and Decisions40(4), 588-604.

Groth-Joynt, T. M., Curtis, A., Mendham, E., & Toman, E. (2020). Does rural landowner identity shape the adoption of sustainable farming practices?. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management27(3), 309-328.

Rapp, C., Rabung, E., Wilson, R., & Toman, E. (2020). Wildfire decision support tools: An exploratory study of use in the United States. International journal of wildland fire29(7), 581-594.

Joshi, O., Chapagain, B., Kharel, G., Poudyal, N. C., Murray, B. D., & Mehmood, S. R. (2020). Benefits and challenges of online instruction in agriculture and natural resource education. Interactive Learning Environments, 1-12.

White, L. V., & Sintov, N. D. (2020). Varied health and financial impacts of time-of-use energy rates across sociodemographic groups raise equity concerns. Nature Energy5(1), 16-17.

White, L. V., & Sintov, N. D. (2020). Health and financial impacts of demand-side response measures differ across sociodemographic groups. Nature Energy5(1), 50-60.

Doidge, M., Irwin, E., Sintov, N., & Wilson, R. S. (2020). Human Behavior and Adaptation. In The Food-Energy-Water Nexus (pp. 101-127). Springer, Cham.

Sintov, N. D., Abou-Ghalioum, V., & White, L. V. (2020). The partisan politics of low-carbon transport: Why democrats are more likely to adopt electric vehicles than Republicans in the United States. Energy Research & Social Science68, 101576.

Adams, I., Hurst, K., & Sintov, N. D. (2020). Experienced guilt, but not pride, mediates the effect of feedback on pro-environmental behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology71, 101476.

Walpole, H., McCaffrey, S., Rapp, C., & Wilson, R. (2020). Operationalising homeowner wildfire risk mitigation in fire-prone areas. International journal of wildland fire30(3), 161-169.

Árvai, J., Gray, S. G., Raimi, K. T., Wilson, R., & Drummond, C. (2020). IndustryDominated Science Advisory Boards Are Perceived To Be Legitimate… But Only When They Recommend More Stringent Risk Management Policies. Risk Analysis40(11), 2329-2339.

Drummond, C., Gray, S. G., Raimi, K. T., Wilson, R., & Árvai, J. (2020). Public perceptions of federal science advisory boards depend on their composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences117(37), 22668-22670.

Zimnicki, T., Boring, T., Evenson, G., Kalcic, M., Karlen, D. L., Wilson, R. S., ... & Blesh, J. (2020). On quantifying water quality benefits of healthy soils. BioScience70(4), 343-352.

Walpole, H. D., Wilson, R. S., & McCaffrey, S. M. (2020). If you love it, let it go: the role of home attachment in wildfire evacuation decisions. Environment systems and decisions40(1), 29-40.

Ard, K., & Bullock, C. (2020). Concentrating risk? The geographic concentration of health risks from industrial air toxins across America. In Spatiotemporal Analysis of Air Pollution and Its Application in Public Health (pp. 277-292). Elsevier.






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